Search the Collections

Wedding dress (bindalli)
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Velvet With Metallic Embroidery And Lace
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
1996.172.4
Acquisition Date:
1996-12-31
Credit Line:

Anonymous Gift

Long dress of heavy burgundy velvet, heavily embroidered in a scrolling vine and floral pattern with metallic thread couched over a paper template (dival isi). The Turkish word for this type of dress --"bindalli" -- means "a thousand branches" and refers to the design.-DMott 5/03 Lace edging on neck opening.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.